News Release

Statement from U.S. Department of Labor

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor released the following statement:

This afternoon, doctors confirmed that U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia’s wife, Trish, tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Mrs. Scalia is experiencing mild symptoms but doing well. This evening, Secretary Scalia received a test and the results were negative; he has experienced no symptoms. The Secretary and Mrs. Scalia will follow the advice of health professionals for Trish’s recovery and the health of those around them. For the time being, the Secretary will work from home while continuing to carry out the mission of the Department and the President’s agenda. 

Agency
Office of the Secretary
Date
October 14, 2020
Release Number
20-1963-NAT
Contact: Megan Sweeney
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